Navigate to American Volkssport Association Home Page » Walking Events » Event Details Other Clubs in this State
Dates: 3/10/2018 - 3/10/2018
City / State: Gladewater, TX
Event Name: Mrs Lee's Daffodil Gardens - CANCELLED
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 110686 
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10 km/5 km - 1B
Description: Walk the ranch roads and wooded area around ponds and a log cabin surrounded by daffodils. Mrs Lee was the wife of an East Texas oilman. Shortly after his death in 1954, she bought a boxcar load of daffodil bulbs (over 1 million) from Holland and had them planted on their 918-acre farm. She died in 1984 leaving a will calling for the establishment of a non-profit foundation to oversee the care and management of the estate that would be open to the public. Donations appreciated.
Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: No | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: 9:00 to noon, finish by 3:00
Location: Barn at Mrs Lee's Garden
Start Point / Driving Directions: Due to heavy rains in the last 2 months, muddy conditions, and bridge failures, Mrs Lee's Garden has been forced to close for the season.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Please check website for updates as Mar 10 nears as extremely wet winter may cause gardens not to be opened. An alternate route in Gladewater will be available in that case. Porta-potties available at start and checkpoint.
Host Club: East Texas Trekkers, Inc.
Contact: Helen Hull (972) 530-1026
E-Mail Contact: